Flawless is Flawed. Strive for Imperfection!

Last month I hosted an amazing masterclass with amazing women. They were all geared up and ready to make changes in their lives. They all had different goals, different perspectives, and were in different places in their life journey. But they all shared one interesting connection, and once we discovered what it was, the conversation drastically changed. Everyone in the … Read More

Five Myths That Block Your Ability to Ask For and Receive Help

Last night I hosted a Facebook Live event for my amazing Community of lady heroes. The topic had been requested and I had considered not even exploring it. I had resisted digging into the topic because I shared this struggle in a very real way. In a very big way, I struggle with receiving and asking for help. So, instead … Read More

Can Food Be Medicine? A Natural Approach to Mental Health

I’ve had several recent discussions about the effectiveness of anti-depressant and anti-anxiety medication. There is no doubt, that is some cases, medication is necessary and helpful in the treatment of mental illness. But that treatment can come with many drawbacks. Cost and side effects often top the list when people describe the reasons they are resistant to taking medication. The … Read More

Do You Know How To Fight Depression at Work?

Most people spend around a third of their lives working. Our job duties can affect our success, and you’d better learn how to stay positive and happy at work, no matter how many failures you face daily. There are many types of depression, and all workers should be afraid of facing work depression as it affects productivity, work performance, and … Read More

No Complaining? No Problem: My 30 Day Challenge

The summer is over. September is here. Kids are getting ready for their new school year, teachers are dragging themselves back to the classroom to prep and “back to school savings” commercials seem to be playing on an endless loop on TV. The first of September marks the end of something I am very proud of. The end of my complain-free … Read More

The Dangers of Trigger Avoidance

TRIGGER WARNING! Does this look familiar to you? Have you ever read a post on social media with “Possible Trigger Warning” scrolled in all caps on top? I find that I see it more and more as time goes on. I like to contribute to support groups and forums online, this is where I first saw the “trigger warning” headline. … Read More

Stress Reduction Requires Time!

At my baby boy’s first birthday party, I had a conversation with a family friend that has circled my brain ever since. A few weeks ago I launched a stress reduction online program, Stress Less Now. My friend told me how much she wanted to take the course but had been too stressed and busy to enroll! This conversation really … Read More

Four People Who Inspire

Every now and then I need a little pick-me-up. Sometimes I need a physical pick-me-up so I bundle up my little boy and we go out for a nice long walk or we head into town on a mission to hunt down my favourite caffeinated beverage. Sometimes I need an emotional pick-me-up, so I call up one of my girlfriends … Read More

Self-Limiting Thoughts and Behaviours: What’s Holding You Back?

Sometimes I am my own worst enemy. You know those days, right? The days where your mind is racing a million miles a minute and it feels like there is so much to do but nothing is getting done. Those days where you feel like all your energy is wasted by simply spinning your wheels. You just can’t seem to focus your thoughts … Read More

Words Are Powerful, Choose Wisely

Yehudi Berg once said that “words are singularly the most powerful force available to humanity. We can choose to use this force constructively with words of encouragement, or destructively using words of despair. Words have energy and power with the ability to help, to heal, to hinder, to hurt, to harm, to humiliate and to humble.” It seems that we … Read More